§ (1) This section shall apply to any organisation declared by Order in Council to be an organisation of which the United Kingdom or His Majesty's Government therein and one or more foreign sovereign Powers or the government or governments thereof are members.
§ (2) His Majesty may by Order in Council—
- (a) provide that any organisation to which this section applies (hereinafter referred to as "the organisation") shall, to such extent as may be specified in the Order, have the immunities and privileges set out in Part I of the Schedule to this Act, and shall also have the legal capacities of a body corporate;
- (b) confer upon such number of officers of the organisation as may be specified in the Order, being the holders of such high offices in the organisation as may be specified in the Order, and upon such persons employed on missions on behalf of the organisation as may be so specified, and upon any persons who are representatives (whether of governments or not) on any organ of the organisation or are members, of any committee of the organisation or of an organ thereof, to such extent as may be so specified, the immunities and privileges set out in Part II of the Schedule to this Act;
- (c) confer upon such other classes of officers and servants of the organisation as may be specified in the Order, to such extent as may be so specified, the immunities and privileges set out in Part III of the Schedule to this Act;
§ and Part IV of the Schedule to this Act shall have effect for the purpose of extending to the staffs of such representatives and members as aforesaid and to the families of officers of the organisation any immunities and privileges conferred on the representatives, members or officers under paragraph (b) of this subsection, except in so far as the operation of the said Part IV is excluded by the Order conferring the immunities and privileges:
§ Provided that the Order in Council shall be so framed as to secure that there are not conferred on any person any immunities or privileges greater in extent than those which, at the time of the making of the Order, are required to be conferred on that person in order to give effect to any international agreement in that behalf and that no immunity 1863 or privilege is conferred upon any person as the representative of His Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom or as a member of the staff of such a representative.